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Med Tent: Treatment & Prevention Of Plantar Fasciitis

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Apr 26, 2011
  • Updated Jan 18, 2012 at 6:12 PM UTC

Dr. Jordan Metzl discusses the problem of plantar fasciitis, a pesky and painful heel injury that plagues many runners. In this video, he helps identify the symptoms and offers tips for treatment and prevention.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College, he coaches both elite and age-group runners and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica at the 2012 Olympics. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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